Observation 50407: Xanthoria elegans (Link) Th. Fr.

When: 2010-05-26

Collection location: Parc National Forillon, Quebec, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Chris Parrish (kitparrish)

No specimen available

Habitat: Growing on exposed rock strata on a cobble beach within a few meters of the ocean. There are enormous sea bird colonies in the immediate vicinity.

Identification: Bright orange Xanthoria with narrow, radiating, convex lobes and numerous apothecia growing on seaside rocks and cliffs.

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Used references: Hinds and Hinds, 2007, 522-526

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